Father Malachi delivers State-of-the-University Address at JFK

Father Malachi delivers State-of-the-University Address at JFK

Anna Baughman, Editor

November 6, 2018


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Father Malachi delivered his biannual State-of-the-University address to Saint Francis faculty and staff on Oct. 30. The presentation, held in JFK Auditorium, provided attendees with a progress report on SFU projects and plans. After SFU Board of Trustees meetings each semester, Father Malachi...

Patagonia seeks to educate electorate on environmental issues

Patagonia seeks to educate electorate on environmental issues

Haley Thomas, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


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Patagonia is known for its participation in various environmental campaigns and one of its recent campaign seems to be one of its most unique. Over the summer of 2018, Patagonia launched the “Vote Our Planet” environmental campaign. This campaign hopes to influence people to get out and vote in...

Father Malachi, fellow brothers complete Tough Mudder race

Father Malachi, fellow brothers complete Tough Mudder race

Damian Runk, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


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Father Malachi and several of his Franciscan brothers completed the Tough Mudder Pittsburgh Challenge on Sept. 8-9 at the Cooper’s Lake Campground in Slippery Rock. Saint Francis’ president competed in the event with five other Franciscans, including Brothers Stephen, Marius and Vince from SFU...

Major restructuring underway at University

Major restructuring underway at University

Anna Baughman, Editor

September 19, 2018


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Saint Francis started off the 2018-19 school year with a major reconstructing – going from four schools to three – in response to financial issues and a desire for new academic offerings. Along with these structural changes, there have been movements toward staff reductions. The three existing...

SFU welcomes new international students

SFU welcomes new international students

Joe Zhou, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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Saint Francis University’s International Student Program recruited three more Chinese international students in the spring semester. Two of the students are from Providence University at Taipei. The other is from Jilin, Heilongjiang Province. “Before I came here, I was a little bit nervous...

Survey reveals mixed feelings among Saint Francis students regarding symbols of Southern Confederacy

Survey reveals mixed feelings among Saint Francis students regarding symbols of Southern Confederacy

Shelby Bowen, Staff writer

September 20, 2017


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Charlottesville, Virginia, was the site of one of the largest white supremacist protests in recent history on Aug. 12.  The protest turned violent when white nationalists clashed with counter-protesters.  Two people were killed and more than 30 were injured. White nationalists and their supporters...

Ridge visits campus for Law Enforcement Day

Ridge visits campus for Law Enforcement Day

Tyler Skipper, Staff writer

April 8, 2017


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Former Pennsylvania governor and secretary of homeland security Tom Ridge served as the keynote speaker at the University’s second annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Day on March 24. In his speech, the former Army staff sergeant noted that when people see police, many automatically think “black...

Students, alumni, staff share skills on Spring Break mission trips

Students, alumni, staff share skills on Spring Break mission trips

Yohanny Rodriguez, Staff writer

March 17, 2017


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Forty-two members of the Saint Francis family traveled to Jamaica and Costa Rica over the school’s spring break recess to perform mission work. Twenty-two students, five alumni and two staff members traveled to Maggotty, Jamaica, on a medical mission trip. The group included physical and occupational...

Cardinal Dolan to visit University on March 30

Cardinal Dolan to visit University on March 30

Teresa Narduzzi, Staff writer

March 15, 2017


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Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the current archbishop of New York, will be visiting Saint Francis on Thursday, March 30. The university will also honor benefactors Lou and Pat DiCerbo that day. Cardinal Dolan will celebrate Mass at 4 p.m. in the Maurice Stokes Athletics Center on March 30. A celebratory...

Upcoming Family Game Night offers fun for parents, children

McKinley Baptiste, Staff writer

February 19, 2017


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SFU’s Toy Lending Library is hosting a Family Game Night on Wednesday, Feb. 22, from 5 to 7 p.m., on the ground floor of the Disepio Institute. The event is open to everyone. The purpose of Family Game Night is for parents to learn what kinds of toys their children enjoy. It also allows kids to...

SFU Marches Against Abortion

Kaitlyn Kitchen, Staff writer

February 3, 2017


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People of all ages marched around the Saint Francis campus mall on Jan. 27 in the fourth annual March on the Mountain. The march is an annual demonstration in support of pro-life beliefs. More than 100 SFU students, faculty members, community members and high school students held up pro-life signs...

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